This series of events in select Library branches, a partnership with the Aga Khan Museum, gives you glimpses of the universe in ways you've never seen. By exploring the moon and stars, astronomy, and humankind's role in exploring the depths of our universe, Voyages Out aims to change the way you think about our place in it.

Upcoming Events

Lee Smolin: Einstein's Unfinished Revolution

Wed, May 29 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

World renowned theoretical physicist and writer, Lee Smolin, and Globe and Mail staff ...

Anthony De Sa: Children of the Moon

Thu, May 30 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Anthony De Sa is the author of Barnacle Love and Kicking the Sky. ...

Featured Events

The Moon: Voyages Through Time at the Aga Khan Museum

Since the dawn of civilization, the moon has captivated cultures. To mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, The Moon: A Voyage Through Time at the Aga Khan Museum, explores our enduring fascination with this enchanting orb in the sky and looks at the role it has played in faith, science, and the arts across the Muslim world and beyond. Interactive devices, displays, and installations invite us to observe and imagine the moon in new ways. Check out all the details on The Moon: A Voyage Through Time, running March 9 - August 18, 2019.

TD Gallery: Retro Futures

The 50th anniversary of NASA's first successful lunar landing, the Apollo 11 mission of 1969, is the inspiration for this nostalgic trip back to the future-that-might-have-been, as seen from the starry eyes of early science fiction writers. The Retro Futures exhibit features rare books, magazines, artwork and ephemera from the Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy. May 18 - July 28, TD Gallery at the Toronto Reference Library. More details coming soon.

Voyages Out Reading List

Interested in reading more about astronauts, astronomy and space exploration? This list features books by authors featured in the Voyages Out event series, as well as additional out-of-this-world recommendations.